This book takes place in a 3rd world country in modern day. It has a tropical climate and is probably near the equator. It also is surrounded by water on at least one side.
Exposition - characters
There are three main characters, Rat, Gardo, and Raphael. All three of them are really poor and make a living by selling trash. Gardo is the oldest of the three. Raphael and Rat are the same age. They all are very bright.
The story is in a third world country in a very poor place. In a very poor place.
Police come to Rapheal and Gardos neighborhood asking if anyone has seen a wallet while looking through trash.
Gardo and rapheal find a wallet containing money while searching through the trash.
Rising Action 2
Gardo and rapheal ask rat to hide there wallet.
Rising Action 3
The police interogate rapheal about the wallet. Rapheal doesnt tell them that he found it.
Rising Action 4
The three boys find out that in order to find out the importance of the wallet, they have to find a person in prison
Rising Action 5
Rat goes to the prison to meet the prison inmate with the help of a lady teaching at the missionary.
The prisoner gives rat a coded bible. Rat doesnt know what its for.
Rising Action 6
The prisoner tells rat all about the coruption of the government. Now rat understands the importance of the wallet.
Falling action 1
The police ask rat for the bible.
Falling Action 2
They try to arrest rapheal after he gives the cops the bible so, he rips the bible out of a cops hands and runs away.
Falling Action 3
The three boys crack the code of a bible. they find out that they need to go to a graveyard
falling action 4
The boys find a tombstone matching the codes description.
Falling action 5
The boys break open the tombstone and find a lot of money.
Rat decides to donate his share of the money to the missionary
Gardo decides to throw his money all around the trash site.
Rapheal buys a fishing boat and a house with his money so him, rat, and Gardo can work and live together